A defensive breakdown and special teams problems dropped the Patriots to third in the final rankings.
Mike Rucker will need to apply pressure on Tom Brady if the Panthers are to slow down the Patriots.
The Eagles blowout of the suddenly struggling Cowboys vaulted them to first overall in the Power Points.
The top contenders may have won their games this week, but all of them have new problems that surfaced.
Thanks to a victory over Denver and poor performances by other top teams, the Vikings move into the top spot.
With only so many dollars to go around thanks to the salary cap, teams can't address all of their weaknesses.
Based on recent champions, it's clear defense wins championships, but home-field advantage might be overrated.
The Chargers sit atop Insider's new NFL Power Points rating system that mathematically credits, and debits, all aspects of the game.